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PBS
Jan 22, 2013 10:00pm PST
street executives. chief of the criminal division at justice, lanny breuer, says the problem is that greed is not necessarily criminal. >> i am personally offended by much of what i have seen. i think there was a level of greed, a level of excessive risk taking in this situation that i find abominable and i find very upsetting. but that is not what makes a criminal case. what makes a criminal case is that i can prove beyond a reasonable doubt every element of a crime. >> narrator: some former prosecutors believe the problem is a lack of effort. >> the justice department failed. they have not done what needed to be done. they didn't ever try to bring together one coherent narrative, laying out the entirety of the story, against one of the major players and demand sanctions that are meaningful. that to me is what has been fundamentally lacking. >> narrator: the story of how the big banks amassed enormous fortunes packaging home loans into securities and selling them to investors all over the world began, of course, on the ground with mortgage originators. >> what my econ i prof
MSNBC
Jan 26, 2013 12:00am PST
for these investigations, assistant attorney general lanny breuer has resigned. well, breuer went on record in a speech at the new york bar association. martin smith asked breuer about that speech. >> in that speech you made a reference to losing sleep at night, worrying about what a lawsuit might result in at a large financial institution. >> right. >> is that really the job of a prosecutor, to worry about anything other than simply pursuing justice? >> well, i think i am pursuing justice. i think the entire responsibility of the department is to pursue justice. but in any given case, i think i and prosecutors around the country being responsible should speak to regulators, should speak to experts, because if i bring a case against institution a, and as a result of bringing that case, there is some huge economic effect, if it creates a ripple effect so that suddenly counterparties and other financial institutions or other companies that had nothing to do with this are affected badly, it's a fact that we need to know and understand. >> and i am joined tonight by mike papantonio, host of "the ring of fi
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 11:00pm EST
you with us tonight. >> how are you? >> this documentary plays and lanny breuer resigns. i don't know what the connection is. what do you make of it? >> should have followed the dots a little bit further. the very reasons that lanny breuer resigned should be some of the reasons that eric holder should be thinking about. ed, this is a simple case to understand. what eric holder and breuer had in front of them, bank organizations that pleaded guilty to moneylaundering for drug cartels and terrorists. they paid the fine. they knew people had to make the decision. but even after they plead guilty, breuer would go after none of the people involved. people commit crimes. there is case after case like that. >> why hasn't the department of justice been more aggressive? and is there the possibility of a deal between the obama administration and wall street? your thoughts. >> well rahm emanuel was out collecting money from wall street in the first cycle, collecting money from wall street for that first election, he was telling people that the man behind the curtain, president obama, who was run
CNBC
Jan 8, 2013 9:00pm EST
criminal case against countrywide or any of the major wall street banks, and lanny breuer, the head of the criminal division at the justice department, agreed to talk to us. in september of 2010, you told the congressional hearing that you seek to prosecute people who make materially false statements-- people who told the investors one thing and did something different. >> that's absolutely right, and we're doing exactly that. >> we spoke to a woman at countrywide, who was a senior vice president for investigating fraud. >> mm-hmm. >> and she said that the fraud inside countrywide was systemic, that it was basically a way of doing business. >> well, it's hard for me to talk about a particular case. of course, in the countrywide case, steve, as you know, a terrific office, u.s. attorney's office in los angeles investigated that, interviewed many, many people, hundreds of people perhaps, and reviewed millions of documents. >> they never talked to the senior vice president inside countrywide who is charged with investigating fraud. >> well, i--we-- look, i-- i can't speak about that be
MSNBC
Jan 22, 2013 8:00pm PST
to us. why this can't be pursued by the justice department, i can't answer. lanny breuer, chief of the criminal division says it's very difficult to do it. yet we were able to go out and find people that had not been contacted by the justice department. >> what is the most amazing story you got out of one of the un -- uncovering all of this in your documentary? >> i think that there is one of them talks about how they were instructed not to use the word "fraud."
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
untouchables" aired, lanny breuer is stepping down. though the justice department and breuer declined to comment, it looks like "frontline" struck a nerve. the justice department should embrace this documentary and use the information found in it. breuer was soft on wall street and failed to enforce the law as i see it. but just because he failed doesn't mean it's too late. holder, you've got to get on this. tonight in our survey i asked you, can republicans win a fair election? 3% of you say yes. 97% of you say no. coming up, policy catches up with reality. the pentagon will lift the ban on women in combat, but some right-wingers, whoo, they're not happy about that at all. former marine goldie taylor joins us next. it's a new day. if your a man with low testosterone, you should know that axiron is here. the only underarm treatment for low t. that's right, the one you apply to the underarm. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18. axiron can transfer to others through direct contact. women, especially those who are or who may become pregnant, and children should avoid
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2013 8:00pm PST
accountable. well, just two days after the documentary "the untouchables" aired, lanny breuer is stepping down. though the justice department and breuer declined to comment, it looks like "frontline" struck a nerve. the justice department should embrace this documentary and use the information found in it. breuer was soft on wall street and failed to enforce the law as i see it. but just because he failed doesn't mean it's too late. holder, you've got to get on this. tonight in our survey i asked you, can republicans win a fair election? 3% of you say yes. 97% of you say no. coming up, policy catches up with reality. the pentagon will lift the ban on women in combat, but some right-wingers, whoo, they're not happy about that at all. former marine goldie taylor joins us next. officemax can help you drive supply costs down... and down. use your maxperks card and get a 10-ream case of officemax multiuse paper for just 4.99 after maxperks rewards. find thousands of big deals now... at officemax. >>> female service members have faced the reality of combat, proven their willingness to fight, and yes
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 12:00am PST
"the untouchables" aired, lanny breuer is stepping down. though the justice department and breuer declined to comment, it looks like "frontline" struck a nerve. the justice department should embrace this documentary and use the information found in it. breuer was soft on wall street and failed to enforce the law as i see it. but just because he failed doesn't mean it's too late. holder, you've got to get on this. tonight in our survey i asked you, can republicans win a fair election? 3% of you say yes. 97% of you say no. coming up, policy catches up with reality. the pentagon will lift the ban on women in combat, but some right-wingers, whoo, they're not happy about that at all. former marine goldie taylor joins us next. [ female announcer ] going to sleep may be easy, but when you wake up in the middle of the night it can be frustrating. it's hard to turn off and go back to sleep. intermezzo is the first and only prescription sleep aid approved for use as needed in the middle of the night when you can't get back to sleep. it's an effective sleep medicine you don't take before bed
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 6:00pm PST
, lanny breuer was also from covington burling. you really should start with people who want to prosecute criminals, not people who have made their entire career, built their entire career around defending them. >> you are convinced from what you've seen that there is more than enough evidence for them to go after one of the big guns on wall street? and they're getting off scot-free? >> completely. i was a prosecutor. any prosecutor -- my prosecutor that looked at these facts would say could we make a case? absolutely. we at least begin with wiretaps. we would have special grand juries. we do would do all the things that a prosecution effort looks like. and you know what? why is it we can go after rico, we can rico a mobster group and we wiretap them and have special grand juries and do witness interviews, but with these folks on wall street. >> yeah. >> we were unwilling to do that with billionaire wall streeters. >> well, i'll tell you who is paying for it. we're paying for it, the taxpayers. what they did to the economy put it into the tank and it was big stimulus package that had to p
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